Table 1

Demographic characteristics of 287 non-pregnant and 334 pregnant women with vaginal discharge in Nairobi, Kenya

Non-pregnant (n=287) n or mean (% or range)Pregnant (n=334) n or mean (% or range)OR (95% CI)p Value
Mean age25 (15–52)23 (16–41)<0.001
Younger than 20 years55 (19)72 (22)0.9 (0.7–1.2)0.3
Single114 (40)69 (21)1.9 (1.5–2.5)<0.001
Housewife/unemployed146 (51)220 (66)0.5 (0.4–0.8)<0.001
Schooling up to primary163 (57)193 (58)1.0 (0.7–1.3)0.06
>1 partner past 3 months32 (11)11 (3)3.4 (1.7–6.6)<0.001
New partner past 3 months38 (13)14 (4)3.2 (1.7–5.7)<0.001
Mean age at sexual debut18 (10–30)18 (12–30)0.7
Ever used condoms128 (45)112 (34)1.3 (1.1–1.6)0.002
Mean number pregnancies2.0 (0–11)1.3 (0–6)0.002